1/3 lbs. Hot Sausage, browned*
2 Medium Chicken Breasts, browned & chopped
1 15oz. jar Alfredo Sauce
1 small onion or 5-6 green onions chopped
1 clove Garlic, minced
1 c Mushrooms, chopped
1 tsp. Basil
1 c White Cheese, shredded
Small/fine Bread Crumbs
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Cut stem end off zucchini
and cut zucchini in half lengthwise. Scoop out & set aside seeds
and pulp leaving about a 1/4 inch of shell making the 'boat'.
chicken and sausage in separate skillets and set aside in napkin-lined
bowls to remove extra grease.
While meat is browning, chop the veggies
individually- don't forget to do the zucchini pulp too- and set aside
for later. Chop chicken & put it back in it's skillet along with
onion, garlic & basil.
Cook mixture until onions are about halfway
done and are looking cloudy/ milky instead of white. Add chopped
zucchini pulp and sausage then heat through. Then add mushrooms and
alfredo sauce to mix and heat through & remove from heat.
Zucchini boats on a shallow baking pan so they won't rock when you move
Spread a thin layer of bread crumbs over the bottom of the
boat to suck up extra juices as they bake.
Spoon all of the meat
mixture generously into the boats. You can also sprinkle parmesan
cheese over the tops of the boats to keep the boats from being too
Bake boats 30-40 minutes or until
Zucchini boat is tender.
Remove from oven and top with your choice of
white cheeses. Let cheese melt then serve and enjoy!
* You can make your own hot sausage by covering regular sausage with
the hot sauce of your choice- you can make it as spicy as you like!
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